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Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> some nasty weather coming our way. tornado watches from mississippi tennessee until 5:00 in the morning. primarily because of strong whence, 40-50 miles an hour. >> that will do it.
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
. this system coming up from the south was devastating in parts of tennessee and in northwestern georgia. tornadoes unleased a tremendous amount of damage. the situation here in northern virginia will be monitoring throughout the evening. we expect heavy rain off and on with the potential for flash flooding and high wind. we will stay here in the area and monitor the situation. >> remember when severe weather threatens, you can stay up-to- date with the abc 7 storm watch whethereather app. doug hill will be back in a few minutes with the full forecast. >> congress consider new gun safety legislation and those on both sides of the contentious issue packed hearing room on capitol hill today. >> it was a from a field day on capitol hill as gun safety advocates and the nra squared off at the first congressional hearing since the mass shooting in newtown, connecticut. gabrielle giffords spoke briefly at today's congressional hearing but what she said carried a powerful message. >> we must do something. it will be hard, but the time is now. >> as she made her emotional appeal the nra head re l
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:30pm EST
mile. >> schools were closed or closed early in georgia, tennessee, kentucky, north carolina, and in virginia. with cars and school buses having to struggle on the ice. in much of the midwest and northeast where the starm is quickly moving and where it's still bitterly cold. >> my nose got really cold. >> reporter: schools are still open and health officials are warning parents to keep their kids safe. >> you go outside and they're having a cough, that may be one of the first signs that they're having a bad response to the cold air. >> reporter: here are a few families to feel for in a supplies caught on camera. the people in this building in pontiac michigan have had no heat since saturday. then the water pipes burst. it was really tough for firefighters battling a blaze in lawrence, massachusetts, who looked like walking icicles in the cold. >> it's tough because we're running into frozen hydrants and lines, it's tough to get around with the icy conditions. >> reporter: there are worries about pets and wildlife too. cory booker came to the rescue again last night whoss owne
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm EST
, arkansas, i think a little bit of mississippi. some west tennessee, as well. not just potential for tornadoes to pop up until 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning, but we know there will be straight line wind damage. this front is moving so quickly, diane. >> out in the elements again for us tonight. thank you so much, sam champion reporting in. >>> and, in washington, the nation has its new secretary of state. john kerry was confirmed today by his senate colleagues by a vote of 94-3. he's expected to be sworn in and begin work later this week. and, of course, he walks into the shadow of the departing secretary of state, hillary clinton. who took to the stage at a farewell global town hall today, answering questions from around the world. and joking, she's ready to catch up, quote, on 20 years of sleep deprivation. "nightline" anchor cynthia mcfadden asked her y off. >> reporter: saturday morning -- >> yes. >> reporter: what happens? >> well, i hope i get to sleep in. you know, i'm thinking about that, because it will be the first time in many years when i've got no office to go to, no s
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 12:35am EST
i leave on ♪ ♪ it will always bring me back ♪ i miss my tennessee home i've been away way too long i can't see this world ♪ ♪ unless i go outside my southern comfort zone look away ♪ ♪ look away i wish i was in dixie away ♪ ♪ look away i wish i was in the land of cotton ♪ i wish i was in dixie away ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: brad paisley's new album comes out april 9th. you can see a bonus song at jimmykimmellive.com. thanks to brad, thanks to ryan gosling, thanks to will farrell. apologizes to matt damon, we ran out of time. tomorrow, dr. oz and music from bruno mars. watch "nightline." good night. >>> tonight on "nightline," college gone wild. co-ed partying turned into big business, passed out, wasted and all over youtube. but could being smashed cost these kids a future career? >>> billion-dollar losers? overseas companies accused of massive investment fraud, possibly bigger mthan madoff. we investigate. >>> and a crash course in body ink at the famous tattoo school. two weeks, countless needles, and plenty of human guinea pigs two weeks, countless need
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
people are waking up to in parts of tennessee. this is a hood of a car. this is all-ice. a quarter-inch of ice. i'm going to show you what's happ happening. some of the freezing rain and freezing advisories. southern kentucky. you see it spreading into virginia and north carolina today. to the north of it, it's all-snow, even for an area that hasn't had a lot of that. chicago, talking about you. and let's go back and show how much you can expect out of this. the amounts that will come out of it. icing for the southern appalachians, nashville, asheville, included. cincinnati in the snow area. three to six inches. some of the higher elevations getting more. and there's cold air to keep it in place. 3 in bradford and pittsburgh. and at saranac lake, 24 below. >> oh. thanks for that, i guess. >>> we have big news on the economy, also from the white house. the stock market is now as high as it was before the recession, approaching new records. all good news for your 401(k). and that comes as president obama fills out his economic team for the second term. let's get more on that from abc
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 2:35am EST
home killing a man inside. another man died in tennessee when the tree fell on the shed where he was seeking shelter. >>> with that here is your thursday forecast, everybody. hope for a calmer day. that severe weather is moving up the east coast with powerful wind from atlanta to boston. we also have heavy rain in d.c., new jersey, and new york. more than a foot of lake-effect snow around western pennsylvania, upstate new york and michigan. rain and mountain snow in the northwest. 50s from seattle to portland. 15 below zero in fargo. single digits. indianapolis, omaha. 50s and falling in the northeast. >> very different day here than yesterday. for sure. >> yes. another from the, "we wouldn't show it to you if it didn't go in" file. talking basketball here. the high school variety. >> came right at the end of the first half on tuesday. a game between two team from rhode island, here we go. waiting for it. wait for it here. did we see it? yeah, that was senior ben gerard, merville high school, the captain, leading scorer, player of the game. see it again. there, missed it the firs
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
the time, we have our drivers license on there. >> speaking of licenses, in tennessee drivers older than 60 are required to have a photo on theirs. >> you have to have it done anyways so why not get your picture made? >> in massachusetts, they outlawed plastic bottles, no other community has done that. if you pop a wheeling on your motorcycle you get slammed with a $1,000 type. you will be in trouble if you possess, sell, or distribute shark fins, never mind that i'll sil not near any oceans. pigs have. be a problem there. in kansas, the law restricts the number of cats allowed in one household, no more than four. >> don't letting them loose. >> a check on the traffic situation. >> happy new years today. we are experiencing light volume around the area. the restrictions lifted for the prex lanes and those are pointed southbound. we do have a little bib of congestion on route 23. an accident with police on the shoulder. maryland, a serious accident remains with an investigation going on the baltimore-washington parkway. traffic is getting by in a single
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
that song? she was famous, of course, for her version of "the tennessee waltz" that had everyone singing along. her first hit in 1947 and she only stopped touring and singing last year. chef was going to be inducted into the grammy hall of fame in just a few weeks. and patti page was 85. >>> and we love knowing what you see every day that captures your attention, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index" @dianesawyer. >>> and when we come back, the number one new year's resolution, get more exercise. well, take a look at a 101-year-old woman and what she can dhi, i'm phil m . i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymp
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
. in the tennessee valley, members already in the 60's. the satellite and radar, some breaks in the overcast, but some rain developing. the major part of the storm center will stay well to our north and west, but a few scattered showers this afternoon. the forecast for this friday steady increase in the clouds and the chance of showers. only about a 30% chance this afternoon with highs around 50. then a big warmup this weekend. we may get to 70 degrees on sunday. >> i cannot stop that. newschopper 7 is in bowie. let's take a look together at a crash that happened on the outbound, eastbound side of 50 the john hanson highway. making progress. not much volume. this is 50 the john hanson highway. the left side is approaching the beltway out of bowie. let me take you to a live camera. on the beltway are jammed from college park to georgia avenue. there's a crash in the left lane. and we have a water main break in the west hyattsville area and queens chapel road is closed north of eastern avenue. you will be detoured around that. back to you. >> thank you. 6:50 now, 39 degrees. >> we will have a
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm EST
tennessee, the fresh winter white sloped traffic to a crawl. students at the university of alabama turned the rare scene into a campus-wide snowball fright. >> i'm from tuscaloosa, alabama, so, i'm not used to the snow. i'm used to sun. >> reporter: tonight, winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings stretch from the carolinas through maryland. areas like raleigh, north carolina, could pick up more than three inches of snow. now, this much snow in that part of the south is a big deal. you're about to see some fun video from brandon, mississippi, where they picked up just about an inch and a half of snow. having a lot of good times with that. but this is, overall, in the season, about two times what they normally see, diane. and places like callman, alabama, who got four inches, almost four times what a city like chicago has had this season. >> four times chicago? >> reporter: four times. >> all right, thank you, ginger. it's upside down out there tonight. >>> and now, all day today, everyone was following the new twists and turns in the story we first brought you last night. what
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
knoxville, tennessee. >> we're expecting the worst. you always expect the worst. >> reporter: while the midwest and northeast remain frozen -- >> got 20 layers on. body warmers, hand warmers, foot warmers. >> reporter: a new round of ice and snow is bearing down on 15 states from ohio to alabama. this cold blast, which has taken over one-third of the country, is dangerous. look at what firefighters in chicago had to battle. weapon, that's burning ice. conditions weren't much better for r firemen in lawrence, massachusetts. >> it's tough because we're running into frozen hydrants and frozen lines. >> reporter: a plane slipped off this icy runway. at least 11 cities from raleigh to atlanta, to chicago to seattle will have delays. roads are also a mess. icy conditions cause major accidents. >> we can't respond as efficiently as we would, you know, in the summertime. it does pose some obstacles. >> reporter: newark officials got an assist by the mayor, cory booker who moonlights as a superhero. last year, he saved a woman from a fire. this time, he saved a dog in the cold. there's a bit
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
the areas of snow stretching from minnesota and canada down into kentucky and tennessee getting mixed precipitation. these systems will brushed the washington area and then merge over to the ocean. that will give us a quick hit of snow for the drive home this afternoon and evening around 2:00 or 3:00 p.m. 27 degrees for the high temperature this afternoon. the most likely snowfall is up to a 1.5 inches. there's a 30 percent chance we could see an inch and 1/2 to 3 inches along the mason-dixon line and in southern maryland. we will warm up a little this weekend. above freezing by sunday, 35 degrees. if you are hoping for the cold, wait until tuesday, back in the 50's. -- if you are sick of the cold. now to jamee. >> quiet for the rush hour. what a difference a day makes. no major backups in virginia. d.c. looks good. flying over the beltway in maryland. metro rail still dealing with a problem at l'enfant plaza delays for the green and yellow line. a switch problem. back to you. >> thank you. 6:22. a big story we have been falling, problems with the boeing dreamliner. >> sunny hostin ha
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
damaged or destroyed. today's misery reached quinn county, tennessee, where families are counting their blessings. >> it's just the worst sound i ever heard in my life. >> reporter: and the storm isn't done yet. in pennsylvania, blistering winds flipped this helicopter. tonight, there will be severe weather warnings across the south. high wind, rain, thunderstorms. and the extreme weather is expected to reach as far north as new york. diane? >> thank you so much, steve. we'll be watching it through this stormy night. >>> and now, we turn to another developing story tonight. word of a bold strike by america's biggest ally in the middle east, israel. an air attack across the syrian border. everyone waiting for what happens next. abc's steve global affairs correspondent martha raddatz tracking it for us tonight. martha? >> reporter: diane, this is a very significant move and clearly a red line for israel. this is what we know. officials say truckloads of dangerous weapons were being loaded from a facility in syria and then were headed for lebanon. officials say inside those trucks we
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am EST
. another death reported in tennessee. in parts of kentucky, severe storms packed with heavy winds, left behind a trail of destruction. >> it's out into the field. some of the people's belongings in here is also out here, too. >> our trailer lifts off the foundation. and went back down. i thank the good lord up above for saving us. >> reporter: the storm brought high winds to texas, flash flooding in missouri. and in western michigan, a car plunged 20 feets into a creek, after heavy rain and snow melt caused flash flooding. >> the road flooded out. we're in the middle of a river right now. the car's completely underwater. help. >> reporter: in indiana, a storm knocked out power for thousands and destroyed dozens of homes. >> the winds were so fierce, it was throwing my car sideways. i didn't know if i was going to make it through or not. >> reporter: tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> and that storm will finally wrap up this morning, clearing the way for some chilly air. >> accuweather meteorologist jim dickey tells us what we can expect. >> a powerful storm is tracking towards th
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am EST
a drumroll, please. going from 526, all the way down to 131 pounds, from clarksville, tennessee, here's missy hendricks. [ applause ] >> and from portland, tennessee, going from 426 pounds, all the way down to 200 pounds, please welcome richard neil. >> unbelievable. come on down. we absolutely love your stories. congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> missy, i want to start by asking you, how did you do it? >> i fell back on a program strictly for the last 12 years. >> 12 years. not always easy. what did you do in those times when it seemed unbearable? >> i looked at my little boys. >> you knew you wanted to be here for them. for you, it's really about the health? >> yes. >> i love it. congratulations. congratulations. >> that's great. for you, meanwhile, you lost over half of yourself. more than 200 pounds. and the big moment, i understand, came, you went to a scrap yard to weigh yourself. >> yes, sir. i had to go to a metal scrap yard to weigh myself. and asked the manager if i could use the scale to weigh myself, versus a scale. >> you're now a fitness coach. >> i am. i'm an independent
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am EST
-hit with a spike in hospitalizations in recent weeks. the flu is widespread in all states, except tennessee and hawaii. but flu is easing for most of the country, except the far west. >>> and lawmakers in washington seem to be on track to avoid another standoff on the nation's debt ceiling. top republicans say they will now vote next week to raise the government's borrowing limit for another three months, without demanding immediate spending cuts. they are hoping the move will get democrats involved in the deficit reduction debate by passing a budget by april. >>> and former new orleans mayor, ray nagin, who promised to crack down on corruption, has been indicted on corruption charges. nagin is facing 21 counts, including wire fraud, aun money laundering. mark greenblatt has this story. >> reporter: indicted for construction. the one-time former rock star mayor of new orleans, stands accused of what he campaigned against. >> this state and this city, is saying to the old-line politic toes, we're tired of the games. >> reporter: it's a striking fall from grace for ray nagin, as the justice d
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 2:35am EST
"tennessee waltz" reached the top of the charts. she won her only grammy award in 1999. she will be given a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming grammys. she died tuesday in california. she was 85. >> everybody loves that song. >> i love it. >>> here's your thursday forecast, everybody. up to six inches of snow in southwest texas and the new mexico desert. it will be a little windy in southern cali and some light lake-effect snow. from grand rapids to western new york and pennsylvania. thunderstorms in the southeast. showers along the gulf coast. >> just shy of 50 in dallas, atlanta and new orleans. mostly 30s in the northeast. teens in minneapolis and fargo. >>> coming up, we told you about hanna storm's triumphant return to tv after a horrible propane accident that left her seriously hurt. >> up next, how to make sure your propane grill is safe and secure. great information you need to know, coming up on "world news now." ws now." every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look! no ugly spots! and see that shine! you've got to try finish. because once th
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
start in kentucky where there were hundreds of crashing through tennessee. this video shows you just how bad it was. today, cold enough to keep that ice around. a lot of folks got a quarter-inch or so accumulating on cars, roads and power lines. and temperatures in the 20s for the most part. chicago finally did it. they got one inch of snow. actually 1.1 inches of snow. they hasn't done that for 335 days. we have a new storm to talk about, chicago. icing begins tomorrow. you could get up to a quarter-inch of ice. and that's part of the warm front from the great lakes and the northeast. buffalo and other parts going to get it. finally want to leave you with a look at the pacific northwest and the west because there is a storm coming in there. los angeles, up to a half-inch of rain. >> good rnin washingto forecaster dave zahren here. some light snow showers linger this morning. it's a cold start toto thehe morning. temperatures in the20's. look for a bit of sunsnshine ths aafternoon. sterday leess than half an inch at the airports. abou 3 1/2 at frostrg. winter weather advisories to the we
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
an abusive father in rural, tennessee who beat him with pots and pans. both orr and willis were adopted by white families who had to explain themselves to the neighbors. >> yeah, web help them. everybody at the time was like, you don't have a clue what you're doing. >> reporter: the two have become life-long friends and outside practice today they told us how much they still truly love their adoptive parents. >> they've been there through the good and bad, the crazy years. so just to have him here this weekend to enjoy this experience is a blessing. >> it's truly amazing, knowing where we came from and it made us work a lot harder, i never take anything for grant it. >> reporter: no matter who wins the ring, they believe that greatness is not what they've achieved but what they've overcome. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> we really want to see your team spirit before sunday's super bowl. so send us pictures displaying your team pride. >> that's right. show some creativity and you know what? maybe a little cleavage as you wear your favorite football garb. it's cool. it's good. >> i
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
pictures of the damage. the 900-mile line of storms. this in mount juliet, tennessee. a couple of circulations in the radar around that time. not sure if it was wind or a tornado. i think east, we'll see scattered reports of strong to severe storms. straight-line winds in excess of 70 miles an hour. the worst storms in the red zone from pittsburgh to tallahassee. new york city, just out of the most severe weather. possible to see storms out of this. likely to be 2 to 3 inches of rain. we need to mention seattle and portland. just getting the cold air out, the calm >> and all that weather brought to you by macy's. >> check out this photo. what is going on here with justin bieber? making a lot of headlines. >> i'll bet that is. >>> and the volkswagen super bowl ad. kicking up a controversy. an entire country responds overnight. is the ad offensive or just plain fun? hi, i'm phil mickelson. i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
in tennessee. the pair dangled over the edge of a dam for some three hours. they drifted helplessly towards the falls there after their motor failed. thankful, though, for that lifeline, as are we. >>> and something of a wild night in north miami beach. police got a call that lemurs were on the loose. one even attacked a 2-year-old girl. officers eventually captured the pair of primates and returned them to their owner. he claims someone broke into their cage while trying to steal them. the little girl, and the lemurs, thankfully, george, are all fine this morning. it is a theme. everybody today, all okay. >> we're going to miss barbara today. >> we sure are. >> hope you're okay, barbara. let's go back up to amy in new york. >> okay. we're thinking of you, barbara. >>> now, to what's being called the bro bowl. the san francisco 49ers and the baltimore ravens for the super bowl. and the two brothers who coach the two teams are going head-to-head. we want to say good morning to darren revel. >> thank you so much. it's great to be here. we have the bro bowl here. the 49ers had to travel to geo
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